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He laughs at Loretto and Mecca; but he succors the indigent and defends the oppressed.

A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 10 (of 10)Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)

Many workhouses have been established for indigent persons capable of work.

Can he extort one noble thought from his weak and indigent brain?

Love and IntrigueFriedrich Schiller

By his will he left the bulk of his real estate to found a home for aged and indigent Hawaiians.

The Hawaiian IslandsThe Department of Foreign Affairs

And to make good infantry, it requireth men bred, not in a servile or indigent fashion, but in some free and plentiful manner.

In Vienna, so as not to infuriate the indigent poor, tables are no longer placed near the window of the dearer restaurants.

Whether married or single, only inability excuses a son from the legal support of indigent and infirm parents.

He was economical and saving to a fault, yet he made sacrifices to the indigent and poor sternly denied to himself.

At one period he realised about £10,000, but he was latterly unfortunate and indigent.

The Northern man with his leagues of land, surrounded by ignorant, indigent and impoverished families, is virtually a slaveholder.

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